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Tony is principal analyst with the Bradley Strategy Group, providing analysis and insight on tech trends. He is a prolific writer on a range of technology topics, has authored a number of books, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.


Facebook breach highlights data security's "weakest link" syndrome

Facebook disclosed that sensitive data from as many as six million user accounts was exposed thanks to a year-long glitch.


There's really no such thing as a 'best' mobile provider

It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.


Microsoft Office for iPhone is finally here, and it changes everything

Microsoft finally releases an Office version for iOS, making the iPhone even more viable as a productivity device.

Pros and cons of opening iOS to third-party developers

Some users may be salivating over the possibility that Apple will make iOS more open, but there are potential negative consequences as well.

Three ways to imagine an Apple 'iWatch'

Speculation is rampant about an Apple smartwatch. Here are three possible concepts.

Keep your VIPOrbit apps in sync

A new service from VIPOrbit helps keep your contacts synced between your iPhone and iPad.

Apple can benefit from lukewarm Windows 8 reception

The tepid launch of Windows 8 and the reluctance of many to embrace the new OS could lead SMBs to switch to Mac OS X.


Why an iPad Mini might be the right tablet for you

The iPad Mini is rumored to be imminent, and if it's anything like it's larger sibling it could be a game changer for the tablet market.


Why Mountain Lion Got Me to Finally Try Apple Mail

The Reminders tool in Mountain Lion has given me a reason to set aside Microsoft Outlook, and test the waters of the Mac OS X Mail application.

Avast Offers Free Security for Mac OS X

Mac OS X has caught the attention of malicious developers, and the threat is just going to increase. The free Avast for Mac security software can protect your Mac system against malware.

Flashback Malware Removal Cleverly Reduces Risks for Macs

Apple is dealing with the harsh reality that Mac OS X has become a target for malware attacks, and it's responding with an innovative approach that others should emulate.


Apple Shoots the Messenger

Apple lost the best weapon it had against malware and security issues when it dropped Charlie Miller from its developer program.

Love Him or Hate Him, Steve Jobs Has Transformed Your Life

Steve Jobs is a visionary genius who has transformed technology in many ways--big and small. Even if you have never owned an Apple product, you still owe Steve Jobs some respect for the impact he has had.

Don't Panic! Jobs Is Out as CEO, But Apple Is Still Apple

The news of Steve Jobs resignation as Apple CEO has caused many to have post-traumatic flashbacks of Jobs' last departure, and serious concern for the future of the iconic tech giant.

Managing contacts on the iPad

PCWorld's Tony Bradley continues to experiment with the iPad as his only computing device, turning his attention to the best way to manage contacts on his tablet.